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The Perfect Personality-Based Healthy Habit for Every Zodiac Sign

Whether you read your horoscope every day or you don’t fully buy into the idea of astrology, it’s interesting to see what your sign says about your personality. And those traits may also be the key to a healthier, happier life.

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The Toothbrush Mistake You’re Probably Making

For most of us, our toothbrushes are generic, brightly colored wands (sometimes covered in toothpaste residue…) that we yank out of the medicine cabinet each morning and night just long enough to do the job intended before quickly tossing them back in again. They’re kind of ugly and not really deserving of any prime space on the vanity. And with all the gross particles flying around the bathroom, it only makes sense that we stow them away behind a closed door — right?

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A Creek, a Family and a Gift to the Future (8 photos)

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Here’s What a Realtor is Thinking When a “For Sale” Sign Goes Up in Their Neighborhood

You know the drill. A “For Sale” sign pops up in your neighborhood and as soon as you see the open house you’re there. We just can’t stand the curiosity, right? What’s the space look like, how much is it selling for? What does it mean for our home and what it might sell for one day?

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How to Grow Jade Plants That Look Like Shrek’s Ears (6 photos)

Take a look at the fleshy, medium green leaves of these jade plants and tell us, do they not look like Shrek’s ears? Comparisons to a certain big, friendly ogre and his spoon-shaped ears aside, it turns out that the names for these two jade cultivars, often used interchangeably, are just as fun.
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This Amazon Shopping Section is the Secret to Scoring Super Stylish Finds

If you’re the kind of shopper who heads to Amazon with a specific idea in mind of what you’re looking for, you’re not alone. However, a little known secret to finding interesting, more unique items is actually through a portal shown every time you log on. It’s called “Interesting Finds” and is accessed by clicking the “Explore” button at the top of the screen. The suggestions it offers are both functional and fun (and change daily), so get ready for different, surprise items each time you click. More, as you browse you can save items you like into a pinboard of sorts, by tapping the heart icon at the top left corner of the image. We’ve rounded up some of our hearted items below.

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Kitchen of the Week: Wisconsin Renovation Restores Tudor Style (11 photos)

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Furniture Tips You Should Be Aware Of

Do you need to add some more furniture to your collection? Maybe this is your first furniture purchase for a new home? Maybe you’ve just taken up residence in a bigger house. Possibly you have outgrown your old furniture and are looking to redo your home. Whatever your reason may be, this article can provide some wise advise on how to purchase great furniture at the best price.

When selecting furniture, look for pieces that are neutral in color. This will give you a great deal of flexibility in accessories and other items of decor. Neutral pieces will open up more options, and be more complimentary to your decor. Your home can easily incorporate neutral colored furniture.

Look at secondhand stores. Maybe you haven’t been to one. Alternatively, haven’t been in years. You can locate some great furniture finds in these stores. That’s the truth. Every now and then there are couches that may work for you, though you are going to usually find smaller pieces.

TIP! If you run across an older furniture piece, be sure to check the underside to see if it’s stable. At first glance, the furniture may appear in good condition, but upon further inspection, it’s not.

Table tops made of tile and granite are the perfect options for busy families. Such tables offer easy clean-up and disinfection. Depending on the age and size of your family, choose the seating options that best fit your needs.

Consider one topped with tile if you eat with your family at the kitchen table. These tables are quick to clean and disinfect. Many options exist for these tables, like bench seating or separate chairs, that make them ideal for families that are busy.

Choose durability when choosing materials for your furniture. You need to get the most from your money. Furniture is expensive, so choose items that will last. If you choose pieces that are constructed with metal or hardwoods, your furniture will last longer.

TIP! Any time you buy a couch, make sure to inspect its frame. Boards should always be over an inch in thickness.

Families who dine frequently at the table should consider a table with a tiled top. With these tables, messes are easy to clean up and the table can be disinfected. Choose from a variety of seating styles, including individual stools or bench seating.

When shopping for furniture, choose pieces that have a durable finish. You want to ensure your furniture lasts for years. Furniture can be expensive, so you need to choose wisely. Choose furniture made from hardwood or metal to get the most for your money.

Educating yourself before you spend your money is the best way to get great deals on fine furniture. With your new understanding of how to shop intelligently, you should be prepared to hit the shops. Enjoy your next shopping trip!


One Thing That Agents Wish They Could Tell Their Buyers

Have you ever wondered what your real estate agent is thinking — like really thinking? Well, now’s your chance to find out.

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5 Affordable Organizing Solutions I Swear by in My Kitchen

Somewhere there’s a universe where I’ve been born into an independently wealthy family, heir to a fortune built on Toaster Strudel or same-day delivery drones, and was able to craft the kitchen and pantry of my dreams from scratch. In that universe, I work with some Instagram-famous organizing expert to plan a carefully composed kitchen that could launch a thousand pinboards.

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